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The ARC Weekly Top 40 Archives:

April 2, 1983





  wks peak  
40 --- --- Rio

from the LP
Rio
ARC chart run: 40 -
Duran Duran 1 40 Duran Duran - "Rio" (Single)
iTunes
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39 --- --- Take The Short Way Home

from the LP
Heartbreaker
ARC chart run: 39 -
Dionne Warwick 1 39 Dionne Warwick - "Take The Short Way Home" (Single)
iTunes
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38 --- --- Welcome To Heartlight

from the LP
High Adventure
ARC chart run: 38 -
Kenny Loggins 1 38 Kenny Loggins - "Welcome To Heartlight" (Single)
37 --- --- Whirly Girl

from the LP
Oxo
ARC chart run: 37 -
Oxo 1 37 Oxo - "Whirly Girl" (Single)
iTunes
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36 21 14 Stray Cat Strut

from the LP
Built For Speed
ARC chart run: 38 - 29 - 24 - 20 - 18 - 13 - 8 - 4 - 3 - - 3 - 2 - 14 - 21 - 36 -
Stray Cats 14 2 Stray Cats - "Stray Cat Strut" (Single)
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35 39 --- I Don't Care Anymore

from the LP
Hello I Must Be Going
ARC chart run: 39 - 35 -
Phil Collins 2 35 Phil Collins - "I Don't Care Anymore" (Single)
iTunes
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34 --- --- Solitaire

from the LP
Branigan 2
ARC chart run: 34 -
Laura Branigan 1 34 Laura Branigan - "Solitaire" (Single)
iTunes
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33 37 --- I Like It

from the LP
All This Love
ARC chart run: 37 - 33 -
DeBarge 2 33 DeBarge - "I Like It" (Single)
iTunes
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32 27 21 Down Under

from the LP
Business As Usual
ARC chart run: 28 - 16 - 12 - 9 - 6 - 5 - 5 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 7 - 15 - 19 - 21 - 27 - 32 -
Men At Work 19 1(4) Men At Work - "Down Under" (Single)
iTunes
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31 26 15 Breaking Us In Two

from the LP
Night And Day
ARC chart run: 36 - 31 - 26 - 20 - 18 - 16 - 15 - 26 - 31 -
Joe Jackson 9 15 Joe Jackson - "Breaking Us In Two" (Single)
iTunes
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30 32 33 Some Kind Of Friend

from the LP
Oh! Julie
ARC chart run: 40 - 33 - 32 - 30 -
Barry Manilow 4 30 Barry Manilow - "Some Kind Of Friend" (Single)
iTunes
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29 20 10 All Right

from the LP
Another Page
ARC chart run: 31 - 26 - 19 - 17 - 15 - 15 - 12 - 11 - 10 - 20 - 29 -
Christopher Cross 11 10 Christopher Cross - "All Right" (Single)
iTunes
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28 30 34 Lies

from the LP
Side Kicks
ARC chart run: 34 - 30 - 28 -
Thompson Twins 3 28 Thompson Twins - "Lies" (Single)
iTunes
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27 35 --- I Won't Hold You Back

from the LP
Toto IV
ARC chart run: 35 - 27 -
Toto 2 27 Toto - "I Won't Hold You Back" (Single)
iTunes
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26 34 --- Even Now

from the LP
The Distance
ARC chart run: 34 - 26 -
Bob Seger & The
Silver Bullet Band
2 26 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - "Even Now" (Single)
25 31 35 She Blinded Me With Science

from the LP
The Golden Age Of Wireless
ARC chart run: 35 - 31 - 25 -
Thomas Dolby 3 25 Thomas Dolby - "She Blinded Me With Science" (Single)
iTunes
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24 29 39 Little Red Corvette

from the LP
1999
ARC chart run: 39 - 29 - 24 -
Prince 3 24 Prince - "Little Red Corvette" (Single)
iTunes
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23 25 28 Change Of Heart

from the LP
Long After Dark
ARC chart run: 39 - 28 - 25 - 23 -
Tom Petty
& The Heartbreakers
4 23 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - "Change Of Hearts" (Single)
iTunes
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22 24 27 Poison Arrow

from the LP
The Lexicon Of Love
ARC chart run: 39 - 34 - 31 - 27 - 24 - 22 -
ABC 6 22 ABC - "Poison Arrow" (Single)
iTunes
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21 22 23 Make Love Stay

from the LP
Greatest Hits
ARC chart run: 36 - 31 - 27 - 25 - 23 - 22 - 21 -
Dan Fogelberg 7 21 Dan Fogelberg - "Make Love Stay" (Single)
iTunes
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20 23 25 It Might Be You

from the
Tootsie soundtrack
ARC chart run: 38 - 32 - 30 - 25 - 23 - 20 -
Stephen Bishop 6 20 Stephen Bishop - "It Might Be You" (Single)
iTunes
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19 18 9 Shame On The Moon

from the LP
The Distance
ARC chart run: 39 - 30 - 25 - 19 - 12 - 11 - 9 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 1 - 2 - 4 - 9 - 18 - 19 -
Bob Seger & The
Silver Bullet Band
16 1(1) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - "Shame On The Moon" (Single) from the LP 'The Distance'
iTunes
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18 15 17 Fall In Love With Me

from the LP
Powerlight
ARC chart run: 39 - 34 - 28 - 24 - 18 - 17 - 15 - 18 -
Earth, Wind & Fire 8 15 Earth, Wind & Fire - "Fall In Love With Me" (Single)
iTunes
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17 19 24 Little Too Late

from the LP
Get Nervous
ARC chart run: 38 - 29 - 24 - 19 - 17 -
Pat Benatar 5 17 Pat Benatar - "Little Too Late" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
16 17 19 I've Got A Rock N' Roll Heart

from the LP
Money And Cigarettes
ARC chart run: 40 - 33 - 29 - 21 - 19 - 17 - 16 -
Eric Clapton 7 16 Eric Clapton - "I've Got A Rock And Roll Heart" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
15 16 20 Der Kommissar

from the LP
Der Kommissar
ARC chart run: 33 - 26 - 20 - 16 - 15 -
After The Fire 5 15 After The Fire - "Der Kommissar" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
14 14 18 Jeopardy

from the LP
Kihnspiracy
ARC chart run: 37 - 27 - 18 - 14 - 14 -
Greg Kihn Band 5 14 Greg Kihn Band - "Jeopardy" (Single)
iTunes
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13 13 22 Beat It

from the LP
Thriller
ARC chart run: 36 - 22 - 13 - 13 -
Michael Jackson 4 13 Michael Jackson - "Beat It" (Single)
iTunes
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12 12 13 I Know There's Something Going On

from the LP
Something's Going On
ARC chart run: 37 - 29 - 23 - 20 - 17 - 13 - 12 - 12 -
Frida 8 12 Frida - "I Know There's Something Going On" (Single)
iTunes
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11 11 16 Come On Eileen

from the LP
Too-Rye-Ay
ARC chart run: 32 - 26 - 20 - 16 - 11 - 11 -
Dexy's Midnight Runners 6 11 Dexy's Midnight Runners - "Come On Eileen" (Single)
iTunes
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10 10 12 Twilight Zone

from the LP
Cut
ARC chart run: 38 - 35 - 30 - 26 - 20 - 17 - 16 - 13 - 12 - 10 - 10 -
Golden Earring 11 10 Golden Earring - "Twilight Zone" (Single)
iTunes
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9 9 11 Mr. Roboto

from the LP
Kilroy Was Here
ARC chart run: 38 - 32 - 26 - 21 - 14 - 11 - 9 - 9 -
STYX 8 9 STYX - "Mr. Roboto" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
8 8 8 One On One

from the LP
H20
ARC chart run: 38 - 28 - 24 - 19 - 17 - 10 - 8 - 8 - 8 -
Daryl Hall &
John Oates
9 8 Daryl Hall & John Oates - "One On One" (Single)
iTunes
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7 7 7 Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)

from the LP
Frontiers
ARC chart run: 34 - 27 - 21 - 18 - 14 - 9 - 7 - 7 - 7 -
Journey 9 7 Journey - "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
6 2 2 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

from the LP
Kissing To Be Clever
ARC chart run: 37 - 30 - 24 - 18 - 16 - 8 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 6 -
Culture Club 12 2 Culture Club - "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
5 6 6 We've Got Tonight

from the LP
We've Got Tonight
ARC chart run: 36 - 27 - 24 - 19 - 8 - 7 - 7 - 6 - 6 - 5 -
Kenny Rogers &
Sheena Easton
10 5 Kenny Rogers & Sheena Easton - "We've Got Tonight" (Single)
iTunes
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4 5 5 You Are

from the LP
Lionel Richie
ARC chart run: 33 - 28 - 23 - 20 - 18 - 13 - 10 - 8 - 5 - 5 - 4 -
Lionel Richie 11 4 Lionel Richie - "You Are" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
3 4 4 Back On The Chain Gang

from the LP
Learning To Crawl
ARC chart run: 32 - 25 - 21 - 17 - 11 - 8 - 6 - 4 - 4 - 3 -
The Pretenders 10 3 The Pretenders - "Back On The Chain Gang" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 3 3 Hungry Like The Wolf

from the LP
Rio
ARC chart run: 40 - 29 - 21 - 18 - 10 - 6 - 5 - 5 - 3 - 3 - 2 -
Duran Duran 11 2 Duran Duran - "Hungry Like The Wolf" (Single)
iTunes
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1 1 1 Billie Jean

from the LP
Thriller
ARC chart run: 37 - 28 - 22 - 6 - 4 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 -
Michael Jackson 10 1(5) Michael Jackson - "Billie Jean" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3




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